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Human Resource Generalist - Calgary

Human Resource Generalist (Term)

Are you:  

…an HR Professional looking for a new challenge? 
…passionate about people?
…solutions oriented with good business acumen?
…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?  

Then we have the opportunity for you!   We are currently recruiting for a Human Resource Generalist for an extended term (12 months+). This opportunity will allow you to expand your well established HR career with a leading transportation company. Bison is a proud Platinum member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and was named one of Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures in 2013.   As the Human Resource Generalist you will:  

  • Lead full-cycle recruitment initiatives for Western Canada to ensure qualified candidates are identified on a timely basis using cost-effective methods;
  • Establish partnerships with employees at all levels as well as with external clients and vendors;
  • Provide timely and proactive Employee Relations services, advice and guidance on daily HR related issues; and,
  • Play a strategic role in administering Bison’s Benefits and Disabilities programs, maintaining our HRIS and conducting/analyzing market research.

The successful candidate possesses:  

  • Demonstrated success as an HR professional
  • Several years recruiting experience (minimum of 3-5 years)
  • Excellent problem solving, interpersonal and multi-tasking skills
  • Solid knowledge of the Canada Labour Code
  • A Degree/Diploma in Human Resource Management, or a related field and experience using HRIS are considered assets.

Do you have a proven track record of achieving results? Do you have the reputation of an approachable problem solver? Do you have a true passion for HR? If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!   Please submit your online application by visiting the “Careers” section on our website: www.bisontransport.com.  

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Driver Services Recruiter Assistant Pre-Hire - Winnipeg

Driver Recruiting Assistant – Pre-hire

 Join one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies today!

Are you:

…a junior recruiter or HR professional looking to gain valuable experience?

…passionate about people?

…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?

Then we have the opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting a Driver Recruiting Assistant, Pre-hire to build a rewarding career with a leading transportation company. Bison is committed to being an employer of choice and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality human resource services to our internal client group. 

As the Driver Recruiting Assistant, Pre-hire you will:

  • Pre-screen all walk-in, phone-in and email inquiries from potential drivers;
  • Ensure potential hires receive appropriate Driver packages, follow-up is made and activity documented;
  • Review all applications to ensure associated documents are received and complete, following up in a pro-active, timely manner to obtain any missing information;
  • Prepare and manage new Driver postings,
  • Support any other pre-hire and pre-qualification activities that may be necessary in determining Driver eligibility.

The successful candidate possesses:

  • Excellent customer service and communication skills
  • Demonstrated administrative and organizational skills
  • Strong attention to detail

Do you have a proven track record of achieving results?  Do you have the reputation of an approachable, proactive problem solver with a keen eye for detail?  Do you have a true passion for people?  If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!

Please submit your resume by visiting the Careers section on our website: www.bisontransport.com.

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Trailer Technician - Calgary

Trailer Technicians

Are you:

 …committed to safety?

…looking for a challenging and satisfying work environment?

…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?

Then we have the opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting results-focused people like you with strong organization and communication skills to join our highly effective Maintenance team.    As the Trailer Technician you will work in conjunction with the Service Coordinator, Tractor Technicians, Barn Inspectors and the other Trailer Technicians to complete preventative maintenance and repairs on the Bison fleet in a timely and efficient manner by diagnosing problems found during inspections prescribing the correct remedial action. 

Please note that this position is subject to a modified work schedule.

Demonstrated diagnosing and time-management abilities will be key to your success in this position. Your previous experience and qualification to perform Alberta Safeties are considered an asset in this position.   

Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company? Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth? Are you a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills? If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!  

Please submit your resume by visiting the Careers section on our website: www.bisontransport.com

 Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Tractor Technician - Mississauga

 

Licensed Truck & Coach Mechanic - Days & Afternoons

Our shop is growing and we are looking to add talent to our Maintenance team as we begin expanding to our new facility in 2013.  We are currently recruiting results-focused people like you with strong organization and communication skills to join our highly effective Maintenance team.  

We currently have opportunities for Journeymen Mechanics.  

As a Truck & Coach Apprentice/Mechanic, you will work in conjunction with the Service Coordinator, Trailer Mechanics, Barn Inspectors and the other Tractor Mechanics to complete preventative maintenance and repairs on the Bison fleet in a timely and efficient manner by diagnosing problems found during inspections prescribing the correct remedial action. 

  Please note that this position is subject to a modified work schedule. 

Graduation from a recognized certificate program (ex. Truck and Transport Mechanic, Heavy Duty Mechanic), and/or the desire to obtain your Journeyman’s certificate will be key to your success in this position.  Your effective time management and team focus are considered an asset in this position.   

Please submit your resume by visiting the Careers section on our website: www.bisontransport.com  

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

 

Shop Maintenance Coordinator - Mississauga

 

 

 

Shop Maintenance Coordinator  

Are you:

…a leader committed to safety and continuous improvement?

…passionate about people?

…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?

  Then we have the opportunity for you!  

This is a challenging role, requiring a great deal of motivation and initiative, offering you the opportunity to build a rewarding career with a leading transportation company.

Our Shop Maintenance Coordinator ensures that our fleet maintenance requirements are accurately identified, recorded and prioritized within the maintenance system to meet maintenance safety, operational and driver needs. The Shop Maintenance Coordinator is also responsible for supporting the parts room by actively monitoring inventory, ordering parts, re-stocking the inventory, as well as supplying parts and supplies to Mechanics and Drivers ensuring all parts and supplies are charged out to work orders.   The Shop Maintenance Coordinator provides customer service to all Drivers by obtaining information on the problems they are encountering with the equipment, recording preventative maintenance and utilizing reports to identify incorrect data. 

  This position is a Weekend Shift (Fri through Sun from 6am-6pm).

  You are detail oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills wanting to have a direct impact on the continued growth and success of the company. You thrive in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment. You will utilize your strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills to develop and strengthen relationships. Demonstrated problem solving and planning abilities is integral to success in this position.

  Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company? Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth? If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!  

Please submit your resume in by visiting the Careers section on our website: www.bisontransport.com

  Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Supervisor, Yard Services - Winnipeg

 

 

Yard Services Supervisor, Winnipeg

Are you:

…a detail & results-oriented professional with great communication skills?

…passionate about people?

…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?

 Then we have the opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting highly motivated, analytical people like you with strong organization and communication skills to join our highly effective Winnipeg team.  Bison is a proud Platinum member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers.

The Yard Services Supervisor, Winnipeg is responsible to maximize the Yard efficiencies for our Winnipeg Shunt Group, Wash Bay Employees, and our Yard Check employees.  It is vital to out business that we control the inbound and outbound traffic to improve yard services to the Drivers, by having a leader who will improve our Yard Management Program.  This includes developing a program that will utilize the Yard Services team to ensure movement of equipment is effective and timely for the operation of our business.  Coordinating between City Dispatch, the Warehouse, and the Maintenance Department will ensure timely delivery of all equipment.

Candidates must possess a Class 1 License with a clean, accident free driving record and be able to work for extended periods in an outside environment. Strong communication skills and a professional attitude are required.  The ability to multi-task and Supervise staff is required.   

 Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company?  Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth?  Are you a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills?  If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!

Please submit your resume in by visiting the Careers section on our website: www.bisontransport.com

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

 

 

Mobile Technician - Winnipeg

Mobile Mechanic

Are you:

...committed to safety?

...looking for a challenging and satisfying work environment?

...keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?

Then we have the opportunity for you!

We require a skilled and enthusiastic Mobile Mechanic to staff our mobile service truck Bison is committed to being an employer of choice and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other's strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers. Your Bison experience will go above and beyond your expectations of the transportation industry.

As the Mobile Mechanic you will work in conjunction with the Service Coordinator, Tractor Mechanics, and the other Trailer Mechanics, and will be responsible for the efficient, effective and timely repairs and maintenance on the Bison Transport fleet. Expected to be a team player, you will be able to diagnose recurring problems and effectively communicate these to other members of the Maintenance team.

This position will follow a modified work schedule.

You will possess the ability to provide superior customer service to our drivers; ability to work unsupervised; and thrive for challenge and opportunity. You will also possess the experience and qualifications necessary, to perform top quality service and repairs on Bison's fleet of modern transport trailers. Experience as a licensed heavy duty mechanic and the willingness to work outside will be key to your success in this position.

Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company? Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth? Are you a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills? If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!

Please submit your resume by visiting the Careers section on our website: www.bisontransport.com

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Trailer Maintenance Scheduler - Winnipeg


Trailer Maintenance Scheduler  

Are you:  

…a leader committed to safety and continuous improvement?

…passionate about people?

…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?

Then we have the opportunity for you!  

This is a challenging role, requiring a great deal of motivation and initiative, offering you the opportunity to build a rewarding career with a leading transportation company. The primary objective of the Maintenance Scheduler is to uphold corporate policy, procedure, direction and culture; ensuring safety and compliance program objectives/goals are met. This must be accomplished by effective written and oral communication, cultivation of relationships internal and external and providing leadership, supervision and support to all departments functioning within.

The Trailer Maintenance Scheduler ensures that the fleet maintenance requirements are accurately identified, recorded and prioritized within the maintenance system to meet maintenance, safety, operational and driver needs. The Maintenance Scheduler will provide input into the establishment of goals/programs and provide continuing assessment of established goals/programs by recognizing current and potential issues and needs, geographical issues, as well as competitive advantages and disadvantages. You will provide continuity and momentum as well as being flexible in allowing changes of direction.  

You are detail oriented with excellent interpersonal and communication skills wanting to have a direct impact on the continued growth and success of the company. You thrive in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment. You will utilize your strong leadership, communication and interpersonal skills to develop and strengthen relationships. Demonstrated problem solving and planning abilities is integral to success in this position.  

Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company? Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth? If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!  

Please submit your resume in by visiting the Careers section on our website: www.bisontransport.com  

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Tractor Technician - Winnipeg

 

Tractor Technician

Are you:  

…committed to safety?

…looking for a challenging and satisfying work environment?

…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?  

Then we have the opportunity for you!  

We are currently recruiting results-focused people like you with strong organization and communication skills to join our highly effective Maintenance team.     Bison is committed to being an employer of choice and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers. Your Bison experience will go above and beyond your expectations of the transportation industry.    As the Tractor Mechanic you will work in conjunction with the Service Coordinator, Trailer Mechanics, Barn Inspectors and the other Tractor Mechanics to complete preventative maintenance and repairs on the Bison fleet in a timely and efficient manner by diagnosing problems found during inspections prescribing the correct remedial action.

 Please note, this position is subject to a modified work schedule.

Demonstrated diagnosing and time-management abilities will be key to your success in this position. Your previous experience and qualification to perform Manitoba Safeties are considered an asset in this position.  You must be a certified Journeyman to be considered for this role.   Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company? Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth? Are you a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills? If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!  

Please submit your resume by visiting the Careers section on our website: www.bisontransport.com  

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Trailer Technician - Winnipeg

 

At Bison Transport, our employees enjoy a progressive company culture. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we continue to provide quality transportation services to our customers.  

We currently have opportunities for   Licensed Trailer Technicians  

Able to diagnose and resolve problems, you will work in conjunction with the Service Coordinator, Tractor Technicians, Barn Inspectors and the other Trailer Technicians to complete preventative maintenance and repairs on the Bison fleet in a timely and efficient manner. You have a strong commitment to teamwork, have a positive attitude, and are well organized.

 Please note that this position is subject to a modified shift.  

You have excellent communication and multi-tasking skills. You are detail oriented and interact well with all co-workers. We are committed to being an employer of choice. If you have a strong service commitment, enthusiasm, objectivity, and a desire to meet and exceed challenges, apply today!  

Please submit your resume by visiting the Careers section on our website: www.bisontransport.com.

We thank all who apply; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.  

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Apprentice Technician - Winnipeg

Apprentice Mechanic

Are you:

...committed to learning?

...looking for a challenging and satisfying work environment?

...keen to develop a career with a progressive company?

Then we have the opportunity for you!

Bison is committed to being an employer of choice and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other's strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers. Your Bison experience will go above and beyond your expectations of the transportation industry.

As an Apprentice Mechanic you will work in conjunction with the Service Coordinator, Tractor Mechanics, and the other Trailer Mechanics to complete preventative maintenance and repairs on the Bison fleet in a timely and efficient manner by diagnosing problems found during inspections prescribing the correct remedial action.

NOTE: This position is subject to a modified work schedule.

Graduation from a recognized certificate program (ex. Truck and Transport Mechanic, Heavy Duty Mechanic), and the desire to obtain your Journeyman's certificate will be key to your success in this position. Your effective time management and team focus, as well as your qualification to perform Manitoba Safeties are considered an asset in this position.

Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company? Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth? Are you a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills? If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!

Please submit your resume by visiting the Careers section on our website: www.bisontransport.com

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Wash Bay Attendant - Winnipeg

Wash Bay Attendant

Are you:

…eager to provide exceptional customer service?

…looking for a hands-on job?

…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?

Then we have the opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting friendly, energetic people like you to join our highly effective Winnipeg Maintenance team.  Bison is committed to being an employer of choice and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers. 

The Wash Bay Attendant is responsible for the company’s performance in terms of aiding with driver satisfaction and the efficiency in the Maintenance department. The Wash Bay Attendant is expected to be a team player, and communicate with the Shop Supervisor and Yard Supervisor in a through and timely fashion. A professional attitude is a basic requirement along with a firm understanding of what constitutes good service to our drivers and co-workers. 

You will provide excellent customer service to all drivers and accommodate within priority schedule.  You will wash tractor/trailers and make sure Wash Bay logs are completed.  In addition, you will de-decal retiring trailers, recognize and report faults or malfunctions and communicate status updates with Shop Supervisors.

This position is subject to an evening modified work schedule: 6:00pm-6:00am.

Previous experience in a shop service related field will contribute to your success. Class 5 license is required. Class 3 license would be considered an asset.

Are you self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision? Are you a team player with excellent communication and customer service skills? Bison is seeking well organized individuals who thrive in a fast paced environment.  If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!

Please submit an online application by visiting the “Careers” section on our website: www.bisontransport.com.

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Manager, Analytics And Network Development - Winnipeg

Manager, Analytics and Network Development


Are you:

…Able to organize data in ways that tells a clear story and motivates action?

…results-oriented professional with great communication skills?

…keen to influence continuous improvement within a progressive company?

Then we have the opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting highly motivated, analytical people like you with strong organization and communication skills to join our highly effective Winnipeg Marketing team.  Bison is committed to being an employer of choice and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers.  

The Manager, Analytics and Network Development (MA), through their unique skill set, will combine with operations experts, and analytics team partners, to uncover growth opportunities, define areas in the network that need attention, and develop powerful visualizations that create insight, and collaborate to  develop action plans that will impact of the network. The goal of the position is to manage data mining and presentation, insight development for past, present and future activities. This role will build momentum for the growth of the department in the future.  

 The successful candidate possesses:

  • Must understand the process of creating meaningful visualizations out of data sets, and have experience telling a story that motivates action.
  • Must be able to articulate his/her approach to project/task management.
  • Proven ability to communicate in a clear, accurate, concise and professional manner, both written and oral.
  • Proven success in independently meeting tight deadlines in a fast paced and dynamic work environment.
  • Strong abstract reasoning skills, database and/or data mining expertise,
  • Demonstrated facilitation skills
  •  Education/Experience in data warehousing, data science, predictive modeling,  
  • and/or SQL

Are you detail oriented and insightful with excellent communication and teambuilding skills?  Do you want to employ your technical knowledge and ability to succeed in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment? Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company?  If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!

Please submit your resume in by visiting the Careers section on our website: www.bisontransport.com

 Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Data Scientist - Winnipeg

 

 

Data Scientist

 

 Are you:

 

…an analytical, insightful data professional?

…passionate about people?

…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?

 

Then we have the opportunity for you!

 

We are currently recruiting experienced, highly motivated, analytical people like you with strong organization and communication skills to join our highly effective Winnipeg Analytics team. Bison is committed to being an employer of choice and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers. 

 

As a Data Scientist for our Analytics department, your primary responsibility will be to provide on-time insight and technical support to Bison employees and client based on current, future or proposed business activity.  The Data Scientist will also interface with Bison Business Analysts to collaborate on projects, support one another and share progress reports. Additionally, you will support the Department in the preparation of RFP’s and other projects such as lane analysis and research using costing software.

 

Proven communication, time management research skills, and systems skills (MS Excel, SQL, data mining, data warehousing, data science, predictive modelling) are considered assets for this position.  Innovation and learning are a necessary part of the ongoing success of both the individual and business.

 

Are you detail oriented and insightful with excellent communication and 1-2 years of experience in Data Science or a related field? Do you have significant experience mining and summarizing data? Do you want to employ your technical knowledge and ability to succeed in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment? Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company? If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!

 Please submit your resume in by visiting the Careers section on our website: www.bisontransport.com

 Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

 

Graphic Designer - Winnipeg

 

 

Graphic Designer

Are you:


…a creative, innovative professional with great design skills?

…excited to bring stories to life through design?

…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?


Then we have the opportunity for you!


We are currently recruiting a highly motivated, creative person like you with strong organization and communication skills to join our Corporate Marketing team in Winnipeg. 

 

Bison Transport is a well-known, respected brand in transportation, and we are known as an industry leader. Bison strives to be innovative and professional, and we expect those characteristics to be communicated through our marketing materials and activities. As such, the Graphic design role is very important to the continued success of Bison’s brand. The Graphic Designer works in the Corporate Marketing team which manages and facilitates internal and external communications at Bison Transport.

 

The primary role of the graphic designer is to help bring stories to life through the design of collateral, advertising and various other forms of communication. You will provide creative insight on design related projects and help promote and protect the Bison brand.

 

Bison is committed to being an employer of choice and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers. 

 

Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company?  If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!

 

Please submit your resume in by visiting the Careers section on our website: www.bisontransport.com

 Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

 

Night Operations - Calgary

Night Dispatcher

Are you:

…eager to provide exceptional customer service to a roster of Fortune 500 customers?
…passionate about people?
…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?

Then we have the opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting customer focused people like you with strong organization and communication skills to join our highly effective Calgary Operations team. Bison is a proud Platinum member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers.

As a Night Dispatcher for our Calgary operations team, you will be exposed to all aspects of the Western Customer Service region. You will be a key player in building and maintaining relationships between our drivers and various departments within Bison. You will work closely with your team and assigned fleet ensuring our driver, customer and company expectations are met. The Fleet Dispatcher regularly monitors their assigned fleet and accurately distributes, receives and updates information in our state of the art technological systems.

Demonstrated attention to detail, communication, problem solving and planning abilities are integral to your success in this position. Knowledge of the transportation industry and North American geography are considered assets.

This position is subject to a modified work schedule and requires flexibility re: hours of work.

Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company? Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth? Are you a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills? If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!

Please submit your resume in MS Word or PDF format on the “Careers” section on our website: www.bisontransport.com.

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Operations Trainee - Calgary

Bison’s New Graduate Program

Steer Your Career!

Company Overview

Bison Transport is a multiple-award winning Canadian transport company. Employing the latest technology and operating one of the most modern fleets in the industry, with over 1050 tractors and 3000 trailers. Our dedicated staff and safe, professional Drivers provide transportation & logistics services all across North America.

Bison Transport is committed to being an employer of choice. We employ people from all types of backgrounds who want to work in a thriving business with a history of success and growth. Our employees are committed, enthusiastic and objective in their desire to meet challenges and explore opportunities to realize their full potential.

Bison Transport employees enjoy the security of working for a reliable company that continues to be an industry leader in an essential service.

Program Overview

The goal of the New Graduate Program is to develop talented individuals into Bison's future leaders. Students are hired after graduation to work in a full-time capacity. Over the 18-month period of this program, you will be placed on a vigorous learning development plan to afford you with a solid understanding of our company at all levels. Throughout this program you will be working with a variety of Bison’s leaders who will contribute to your career development and your manager will assume a mentoring role to guide your success. You will be challenged through approximately three job rotations (six to eight months each) in various roles across the organization.  All New Grad rotations and Learning Plans will be supported and monitored by the mentoring manager.

Assignments may include:

  • Operations Administration
  • Customer Service (it all starts with great customer service!)
  • Fleet Dispatch
  • Fleet Coordination
  • Planning
  • Business Analyst

Personal Development

With each rotation, New Grads go through a complete career development & performance review series. This allows you to spend time with your mentoring manager at the beginning of each term to identify the skills you expect to learn, master and apply on the job. At the end of each rotation, you will have developed new skills and abilities and you will have a constructive understanding of all the attributes you bring to the organization.

After New Grads successfully complete the rotational program, successful participants will be placed into their “destination” career path based on business need, personal career goals and individual skills and knowledge demonstrated throughout the rotational program. As a result, the successful candidates are well underway with their career growth and a promising future at Bison!

 

Qualifications: 

  • Graduate of a Commerce, Management or Business Administration degree, your record should reflect balanced achievement in academics and practical experience;
  • Exceptional customer service skills, embraces the concept of both the internal and external customer;
  • Excellent communication, analytical and organizational skills;
  • The ability to work independently and work effectively as a team player;
  • Demonstrated competencies in the following areas:  results orientation, ownership mindset, solutions outlook and integrity;
  • Ability to quickly establish working relationships and effectively transition through assignments;
  • Ability to thrive in a multi-task, deadline orientated, high volume and fast-paced environment;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Proficiency with MS Office and the ability to learn complex programs;
  • Previous Supply Chain work experience considered an asset;
  • Desire to pursue continuous learning activities is also considered a strong asset.

Your Bison Experience:

Significant responsibilities and an environment where your ideas and opinions create action;

  • Extensive learning programs and leadership training;
  • Mentoring and coaching from Bison’s leaders;
  • Substantial professional growth and an exciting career with a growing and stable company.  

How to apply

Please visit the “Careers” section on our website: www.bisontransport.com to submit your application.   Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Fleet Dispatcher - Calgary

Fleet Dispatcher

Join one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies today!

Are you:

…eager to provide exceptional customer service to a roster of Fortune 500 customers?
…passionate about people?
…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?

Then we have the opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting customer focused people like you with strong organization and communication skills to join our highly effective Calgary Operations team. Bison is a proud Platinum member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers.

As a Fleet Dispatcher for our Calgary operations team, you will be exposed to all aspects of the Western Customer Service region. You will be a key player in building and maintaining relationships between our drivers and various departments within Bison. You will work closely with your team and assigned fleet ensuring our driver, customer and company expectations are met. The Fleet Dispatcher regularly monitors their assigned fleet and accurately distributes, receives and updates information in our state of the art technological systems.

Demonstrated attention to detail, communication, problem solving and planning abilities are integral to your success in this position. Knowledge of the transportation industry and North American geography are considered assets.

This position is subject to a modified work schedule and requires flexibility re: hours of work.

Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company? Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth? Are you a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills? If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!

Please submit your resume in MS Word or PDF format on the “Careers” section on our website: www.bisontransport.com.

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Summer Student - Langley

Operations - Summer Student

  Are you:   …eager to provide exceptional customer service to a roster of Fortune 500 customers? …passionate about people? …keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?   Then we have the opportunity for you!   We are currently recruiting an energetic, results-focused post-secondary student for a position in our Langley Terminal.  This position offers an opportunity to gain experience and to learn more about our Company and the Industry. Responsibilities may include project work as well as general exposure to the various aspects of our Operations and Administration environments. These positions often lead to full-time employment offers upon graduation.    Bison is committed to being an employer of choice and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers.    Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company?  Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth?  Are you a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills?  If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!   Please submit an online application by visiting the “Careers” section on our website: http://www.bisontransport.com/.   Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Summer Student - Mississauga

Operations - Summer Student

 

Are you:

 

…eager to provide exceptional customer service to a roster of Fortune 500 customers?

…passionate about people?

…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?

 

Then we have the opportunity for you!

 

We are currently recruiting an energetic, results-focused post-secondary student for a position in our Mississauga Terminal.  This position offers an opportunity to gain experience and to learn more about our Company and the Industry. Responsibilities may include project work as well as general exposure to the various aspects of our Operations and Administration environments. These positions often lead to full-time employment offers upon graduation. 

 

Bison is committed to being an employer of choice and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers. 

 

Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company?  Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth?  Are you a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills?  If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!

 

Please submit an online application by visiting the “Careers” section on our website: http://www.bisontransport.com/.

 

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Fleet Dispatcher - Mississauga

 

Fleet Dispatcher

 

Are you:  

…eager to provide exceptional customer service to a roster of Fortune 500 customers?

…passionate about people?

…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?  

Then we have the opportunity for you!  

We are currently recruiting customer focused people like you with strong organization and communication skills to join our highly effective Mississauga Operations team. Bison is committed to being an employer of choice and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers.   

As a Fleet Dispatcher for our Mississauga operations team, you will be a key player in building and maintaining relationships between our drivers and various departments within Bison.  You will work closely with your team and assigned fleet ensuring our driver, customer and company expectations are met. The Fleet Dispatcher regularly monitors their assigned fleet and accurately distributes, receives and updates information in our state of the art technological systems.   You must have dispatch experience in order to be considered for this role.  Demonstrated problem solving and planning abilities are integral to your success in this position. Solid knowledge of the transportation industry and North American geography are considered assets.     

This position may be subject to a modified work schedule.

  Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company? Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth? Are you a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills? If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!  

Please submit an online application by visiting the “Careers” section on our website: www.bisontransport.com.

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

 

Junior Fleet Manager - Mississauga

 

Junior Fleet Manager  

Are you:  

…eager to provide exceptional customer service?

…passionate about people?

…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?

  Then we have the opportunity for you!  

We are currently recruiting customer focused people like you with strong organization and communication skills to join our highly effective Dispatch Team. Bison is a proud Platinum member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers.   

The Junior Fleet Manager (JFM) is a developmental role that will work with a combination of autonomy and direct supervision. The JFM will be mentored by the Dispatch Supervisor and will be provided with guidance as required for skills development. The JFM is responsible for the overall productivity and performance of their assigned drivers and tractors. The JFM will accomplish this through ongoing review of key performance indicators, followed by active participation in strategies to positively affect results.

Must be well organized, an excellent communicator and have a keen sense of timeliness in prioritizing personal and fleet activities.   Candidates must possess prior Transportation Industry experience. Demonstrated problem solving and planning abilities are integral to your success in this position. Solid knowledge of North American geography as well as past supervisory experience is considered an asset.    

Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company? Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth? Are you a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills? If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!  

Please submit an online application by visiting the “Careers” section on our website: www.bisontransport.com

  Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

 

Account Service Lead - Mississauga

Account Service Lead – Target

Are you:

…eager to provide exceptional customer service?

…passionate about people?

…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?

Then we have the opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting customer focused people like you with strong organization and communication skills to join our highly effective Operations Team.  Bison is a proud Platinum member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers. 

The Account Service Lead (ASL) is accountable for the company’s relationship with Target/Ryder/Eleven Point Logistics. This includes providing quality customer service and consistently meeting and exceeding the expectations of the client.  The ASL is responsible for coordinating assets to satisfy the needs of the client.  They are responsible for the day to day performance of the regional operations out of the Balzac DC.  This position is responsible for ensuring all of the deliveries, pick ups, issues and concerns both of the Target/Ryder/Eleven Point Logistics staff as well as the drivers are addressed.  This is accomplished through daily communication, training, and the development of the driving, and non driving staff.  The ASL must have excellent problem solving skills, be able to realize opportunities, well organized, an excellent communicator, and have a keen sense of timeliness in managing their workload and carrying out daily activities

We are seeking a hands on employee who displays above average problem solving and planning abilities that will be applied to the innovative strategic execution of operational activities. Demonstrated Leadership, customer service, and organization abilities will be the key to success in this position.   Solid knowledge of the Transportation Industry and North American Geography are considered assets.

Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company?  Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth?  Are you a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills?  If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!

Please submit an online application by visiting the “Careers” section on our website: www.bisontransport.com

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

CSR Eastern Region Planner - Mississauga

 

Regional Planner  

Are you:

…eager to provide exceptional customer service?

…passionate about people?

…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?  

Then we have the opportunity for you!

  We are currently recruiting customer focused people like you with strong organization and communication skills to join our highly effective Operations team. Bison is a proud Platinum member of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers.   

This position will be accountable for coordinating and effectively utilizing assets for the division to satisfy the needs of the clients, drivers and the Company. This will be accomplished through building and strengthening solid working relationships with internal and external customers. You will accurately predict the availability and potential assets in the best interests of our company. You will work closely with your team and assigned fleet ensuring our driver, customer and company expectations are met.

 To achieve success in this position, you will be proactive in solving issues, realizing opportunities and communicating in a thorough and timely manner with all co-workers. Candidates must possess prior Transportation Industry experience. Demonstrated problem solving and planning abilities are integral to your success in this position. Solid knowledge of North American geography is considered an asset. 

  This position is subject to a modified shift.  

Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company? Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth? Are you a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills? If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!

Please submit an online application by visiting the “Careers” section on our website: www.bisontransport.com  

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

LTL Coordinator - Winnipeg

LTL Coordinator   

Are you:

…eager to provide exceptional customer service to a roster of Fortune 500 customers?

…passionate about people?

…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?

Then we have the opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting customer focused people like you with strong organization and communication skills to join our highly effective Operations team. Bison is committed to being an employer of choice and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers. 

The LTL Coordinator is responsible for managing the daily activity of our LTL clients. The primary focus of this position is to ensure we are accurately setting up each order, monitoring all shipments, handling customer inquires and developing relationships.  The secondary focus will be to recognize where LTL opportunities can complement Bison’s current business model.  This will include actively being involved with operations, identifies complementary shipments and rate negotiations.

Demonstrated problem solving, customer service, and organization abilities will be the key to success in this position.   Knowledge of the Transportation Industry and North American Geography are considered assets.

Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company? Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth? Are you a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills? If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!

Please submit your resume by visiting the Careers section on our website: www.bisontransport.com

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Customer Service Rep - Winnipeg

 

Customer Service Representative – Join One of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies!

Are you:

…eager to provide exceptional customer service to a roster of Fortune 500 customers?
…passionate about people?
…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?

Then we have the opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting customer focused people like you with strong organization and communication skills to join our highly effective Operations team. Bison is committed to being an employer of choice and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers. Your Bison experience will go above and beyond your expectations of the transportation industry.

This is a challenging role, requiring a great deal of motivation and initiative offering you the opportunity to build a rewarding career with a leading transportation company. Our Customer Service Representative (CSR) has a direct impact on the company's relationship with clients across North America. As the single point of contact for specific clients, our CSR will understand and communicate their needs as well as the level of service expected. Our CSR will build solid relationships and take a lead role in issue resolution, business monitoring and client development. This position operates in a very high-paced environment where teamwork is a key to success. Our CSR will utilize their strong communication and interpersonal skills to develop and strengthen relationships. Demonstrated problem solving and planning abilities will be the key to success in this position. Solid knowledge of the Transportation Industry and North American Geography are considered assets.

Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company? Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth? Are you a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills? If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

 

Document Control Assistant - Winnipeg

Are you:

…passionate about people?

…keen to continually learn and develop skills with a progressive company?

Then we have the opportunity for you!

We are currently recruiting customer focused people like you with strong organization and communication skills to join our Safety and Driver Development team. Bison is committed to being an employer of choice and offers a progressive company culture. Our employees are motivated, respectful and professional in the company's aggressive pursuit of success. Teamwork is essential in utilizing each other’s strengths and capabilities as we provide quality transportation services to our customers. 

The Document Control Assistant is responsible to ensure policy and procedure documents are controlled using the Document Control program and that required documents are developed as well as updated in a timely manner.  This position includes development of driver memos and ensuring assigned departmental action items are completed within the dates assigned which will require managing multiple assignments and multiple deadlines with accuracy and reliability.  Flexibility in managing changing priorities is required.

Are you ready to make a direct impact on the continued growth and success of a leading transportation company? Are you seeking a mentoring environment that encourages learning and growth? Are you a leader with excellent interpersonal and communication skills? If your answer is yes - make your application to Bison your first step toward making your best career choice yet!

Please submit your resume by visiting the Careers section on our website: www.bisontransport.com

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.

Forklift Operator - Langley

Forklift Operator

Are you:

…a proven leader in the transportation industry?
…eager to provide exceptional customer service?
…passionate about people?
 

Then we have the opportunity for you!  

As part of our continued growth in Langley Terminal, we are looking for a Full-Time forklift driver who will be responsible for loading and unloading freight, filling out paperwork, and shunting trailers in yard. This role reports to the Operations Manager. The incumbent takes charge of the entire shipping/receiving/picking/packing process to ensure all shipments and orders are complete and meets transport pick up times.

Hours- Monday to Friday 0800hrs – 1600hrs

Responsibilities include:   - Responsible for the accurate and efficient process of shipping, receiving, of freight, and also stocking, replenishment and picking of merchandise. - Ensures compliance with all appropriate policies, best practices and safety rules. - Willing to work occasional extended hours as required and able to handle up to 50 pound boxes - Other duties as required  

Requirements:   - Forklift Certified - Class 1 license - Experience in a Distribution Centre/Warehouse role desirable - Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing - Good analytical and mathematical skills - Strong organizational skills; attention to detail - Ability to meet urgent deadlines - Excellent problem-solving skills; ability to resolve issues effectively and efficiently

Please visit the “Careers” section on our website: www.bisontransport.com to submit your application.  

Bison Transport is committed to Employment Equity and Diversity.